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Nornickel Presents a Brand-New Sports and Recreation Centre Aika in Norilsk

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up to date: Dec 25, 2020 16:46 EST


Just in time for winter season holidays, MMC Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and significant-quality nickel headed by Vladimir Potanin, completed design and opened a brand name-new sports activities and recreation complex “Aika” in Norilsk. The Sports activities Centre is a different social infrastructure undertaking crafted by the Organization in Norilsk and is accessible to all residents of the Norilsk area. 

Nikolai Utkin, Norilsk Division Head of Nornickel commented:

“Today we are opening an ultra-modern-day athletics hall that fulfills the maximum global specifications. We had been all hunting ahead to this day with excellent impatience. I sincerely congratulate all of you on this considerable event. I am guaranteed that the ‘Aika’ sports hall will become a different well known location for sports enthusiasts, and will also assist diversify the leisure of Norilsk people. The athletics hall will launch with the match of the Mini-Football team ‘Norilsk Nickel’, for which this centre will come to be the property arena. And tomorrow the kid’s mini-football university ‘Aika’ will open its doorways for the 1st time listed here.”

The Enterprise invested RUR3.6bln ($50ml) in the undertaking and it took two decades to full. The three-story athletics complicated handles an spot of ​​over 10,000 m² with a ability for up to 2,000 individuals. It provides independent fields for basketball, volleyball, badminton and other athletics, as well as fitness centers, cafes and other facilities. It will also host coaching classes for the Norilsk Nickel mini-soccer club and the city’s children’s mini-soccer groups.

Norilsk natives have chosen the title for the new advanced on their own. Aika is the title of a bear cub known for its touching background not only in Norilsk, but all about the world. In the 1970s the polar bear lived in the household of Yuri Ledin, movie director of the Norilsk television studio – and quite a few locals keep in mind the pleasure triggered by their appearances on the streets of the northern metropolis to this day.

About MMC Norilsk Nickel

MMC Norilsk Nickel is a diversified mining and metallurgical organization, the world’s biggest producer of palladium, significant-grade nickel, and a big producer of platinum and copper it also makes cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium, sulphur and other solutions. Nornickel shares are outlined on the Moscow and Saint Petersburg Inventory Exchanges ADRs are traded over the counter in the U.S. and on the London, Berlin and Frankfurt Inventory Exchanges.

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Resource: MMC Norilsk Nickel